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This stylish guide to all things to do in the outdoors will bring day hikers and campers of all ages closer to nature in delightful and unexpected ways. Readers learn traditional bushcraft skills, like making a bow and arrow, weaving a fishing net, and building a Swedish fire log, along with fun and accessible projects including making natural candles, creating a mudslide, and taking a night walk in the woods. Maria Nilsson's playful and informative illustrations bring each skill to life, making this the perfect gift for outdoors enthusiasts of all skill levels, from first-time hikers to experienced trekkers. The perfect size to toss in your day pack, 50 Things to Do in the Wild will become an essential companion on all your outdoor adventures.
About the Author
Richard Skrein is an experienced educational professional with a profound and enduring passion for outdoor education. He is a Forest School facilitator, teacher trainer and consultant and is evangelical about the benefits of Forest School and outdoor learning. He lives in London, England.
Maria Nilsson is a freelance illustrator based in London. Her work can also be found in all three 40-50 things to do titles from PAP.
"50 Things to Do in the Wild by outdoor educator Richard Skrein, illustrated by Maria Nilsson, is something of a scout's handbook for adults, down to its nostalgic olive-green illustrations. Divided into sections according to the elements-earth, air, water, and fire-the book presents a range of hobbyist activities. Readers learn whittling techniques and ax skills, ways to identify particular birds' nests and medicinal trees, and how to read the sun and the stars."
- Publishers Weekly